Tropical cyclones

Tropical cyclones threaten northern Australia every year. CSIRO research seeks to understand causes and likely changes in tropical cyclone intensity and frequency.

  • Understanding tropical cyclones

    Tropical cyclones threaten northern Australia every year. Recent Australian flooding and cyclonic events can be largely explained by a strong La Niña. However, sea surface temperatures off the northern Australian coast in recent months have been at or near record levels.

  • FAQs on tropical cyclones

    Frequently asked questions about tropical cyclones, their causes, occurrences and impacts.

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